The Sleepy Gecko Guesthouse is a boutique guesthouse in the heart of trendy Melville in Johannesburg. The guest house is situated at the corner of 3rd Avenue, and 7th Street Melville it is right on the doorstep of the best restaurants and bars in Johannesburg. Furthermore, its proximity to SABC, the leading News Agencies, the City of Johannesburg and other vibrant centers such as Sandton, Randburg and Rosebank makes this THE place to stay for foreign and local travelers, whether for Pleasure or Business.
The Guesthouse consists of two houses, one built in the 1930’s as two semi-detached houses and the other a much older (1902) farmhouse. The two semi’s have been combined to create a single building with 4 large bedrooms with luxurious en-suite bathrooms and a further two executive suites at the rear of the property which have separate sleeping and lounge areas. The main house also has a lounge/reception room, a dining room and a large verandah overlooking the fabulous hot South African garden with its Martini Ledge Swimming Pool where you can sip Cocktails in the afternoon sun. The older home has 3 guestrooms, 2 with shower bathrooms and one with a full bathroom. All rooms have private entrances.
You will also see throughout the house various paintings and other artworks. These are the work of either the owner or other local artists, and almost all of them are for sale should one take your fancy.
The Sleepy Gecko Function Venue and Conference Centre caters for 15-20 delegates in a range of room configurations including boardroom, workgroup and training centre styles. We have a separate tea and lunch area where delegates can stretch their legs, chat and mingle. There are extremely comfortable leather boardroom chairs that allow delegates to relax in comfort and enjoy the training or presentations. The venue is heated and air-conditioned for all weather types.
There is a built in projector system complete with audio and laptop setup as well as a wireless microphone headset or microphone for presenters, DVD, and a Wii console. There is wireless ADSL available along with DSTV. There is also a full DJ setup for after conferencing functions or for functions in their own right such as Birthdays, Weddings and other social occasions. 15 rooms are available to sleep delegates.
The standard Conference Rates include morning coffee with snacks, a two course lunch and afternoon tea with cakes. The price also includes bottled water for the delegates, wireless internet and the usage of all other conference room facilities including the projector, networked printer, flip-chart, Sleepy Gecko Pens and Sleepy Gecko Pads of Paper.